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Agari 2013 Email TrustIndex – Second Quarter Edition

“Agari today released its 2013 Email TrustIndex- Second Quarter Edition. The quarterly report gives an in-depth look at where consumers are most protected or vulnerable to email attack across industry sectors including Financial Services, E-Commerce, Social Media, Travel, Logistics and Gaming. Each industry sector is given a TrustScore™ and a ThreatScore™. The TrustScore™ reflects adoption and deployment of security measures like DMARC, while the ThreatScore™ provides a measure of relative risk based on malicious activity and attempted attacks…Financial Services continues to be a favorite target for cybercriminals. Over a 90-day period, Financial Services saw its ThreatScore™ rise to 7.14, a 122-percent increase over the first quarter. According to the report, “consumers are seven times more likely to be the victim of an attack with an email from their bank versus any other sector.”

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